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Church of St Margaret

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5149 / 51°30'53"N

Longitude: -0.0888 / 0°5'19"W

OS Eastings: 532712

OS Northings: 181280

OS Grid: TQ327812

Mapcode National: GBR SC.64

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.D6X1

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199600

Location: City of London, London, EC2R

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Broad Street

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Margaret Lothbury

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

LOTHBURY EC2
1.
5002 (North Side)
Church of St Margaret
TQ 3281 SE 10/282 4.1.50.

I GV

2.
1686-95 by Wren. Simple, rectangular body with lower south aisle flanked by vestry
to east and tower to west. Simple south elevation of Portland stone with round
arched windows, cornice and balustrade. Vestry has square headed window with circular
opening to room above. Entrance at base of tower with engaged Corinthian columns,
pediment etc. Tower stone, in 4 stages with round and segmentally arched openings.
Lead cupola topped by obelisk With weather vane, Sides and rear of church are
rendered with stone dressings: similar to south front but with circular upper windows.
Various single-storeyed additions at rear. Interior has order of Corinthian pilasters
with colonnade to south aisle. Cove with circular windows to flat ceiling. West
gallery with organ. Fine pulpit with tester. Reredos altar rails, chancel screen
and other fittings, some removed from demolished churches. Wall tablets, 2 with
busts. Brass chandeliers.

Listing NGR: TQ3271181282

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